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Red Chiffon Prom Dress

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Front View of Red Chiffon Prom Dress
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Identifier

VC2004030

Title

Red Chiffon Prom Dress

Description

Red( Synthetic) Chiffon prom dress, ; Red synthetic chiffon; red synthetic taffeta; red synthetic satin; cream nylon crinoline; metal zipper; natural cotton twill tape; Possibly princess silhouette; ballet mid-calf length; fitted natural waist bodice; spaghetti straps; scoop neck; low back; crisscrossed ruched chiffon on bodice; full gathered chiffon overskirt; full gathered taffeta underskirt with satin hem band; tiered crinoline petticoat

Creator

jr. theme

Date

1950-1959

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

32 inches (chest), 24 inches (waist), 39.5 inches (center front length), 38 inches (center back length),

Medium

cotton
metal
nylon
synthetic fiber

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1950s

Rights

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Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2004030

Cataloguer with Date

Arden Kirkland 5/7/2004

Color Main

red

Dimensions Chest

32

Dimensions Waist

24

Dimensions CF Length

39.5

Dimensions CB Length

38

Dimensions All

32 inches (chest), 24 inches (waist), 39.5 inches (center front length), 38 inches (center back length),

Label

An Original Junior Theme New York', '12 Order Number 8964'

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1950

Date Latest

1959

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Evening Dresses

Function

evening dress

Condition Term

good

Condition

paint spilled at hem; damage to straps; major damage to petticoats; insect web (vacuumed) and hole at hem; satin hem frayed and torn; discoloration at front waistline; tears at side seam chiffon; holes at bottom; wrinkled; fraying at straps

Storage Location

J1

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy Brandon Allen , VC Class of 1939

Work Type

dress
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